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Energy 12-07-2019

Wind power: What next for Europe?

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Europe is the cradle of the wind energy industry and is still rightly perceived as a global leader in the sector. But fresh projects have slowed in recent years, pointing to new challenges for the EU’s wind energy sector in...
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Wind park Pattensen/Hiddestorf. [Windwärts Energie GmbH / Mark Mühlhaus/Flickr]
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